Tag Archives: School Finance

Capitol Update – May 2, 2014

Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) Overhaul: HB 14-1317 (Duran/Nicholson, Kefalas) received bipartisan approval in the Senate, passing 20-15 this week. Early Friday, the House concurred with the Senate’s amendments and the bill now heads to the Governor’s desk for …

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Capitol Update – April 18, 2014

Tighten Vaccine Opt-Out Rules: HB 14-1288 (Pabon/Aguilar) was amended and approved 3-2 by the Senate Committee on State, Military and Veteran Affairs Wednesday and moves to the full Senate. The amendment struck the portion of the bill that would have …

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Capitol Update – Mar. 21, 2014

Revenue Forecast: Tuesday, leading state economists presented the March 2014 state revenue and economic forecast. The forecast projects that Colorado’s General Fund revenue will be approximately $93 million higher than the previous forecast in 2013. In short, Colorado’s economy continues …

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Capitol Update: Feb. 28, 2014

Alternative Health Care Providers Treating Children: SB 14-32 (Lundberg/no House sponsor) would eliminate safeguard provisions designed to protect our youngest children, allowing alternative health care providers to treat children of any age, without limitation around services that can be provided …

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Student Success Act Holds Promise for Colorado Kids

A bipartisan group of legislators on Thursday outlined the Student Success Act of 2014, legislation aimed at increasing investments in K-12 education. Democratic and Republican leaders of the House of Representatives joined members of the House Education Committee and the …

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Education Investments Should Target Kids Who Need It Most

As the Colorado economy recovers, lawmakers have an opportunity to restore many critical services that were cut during the recession. The Colorado Children’s Campaign believes children who were hardest hit by the recession should be top a priority for reinvestment. …

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Moving Forward to Support Colorado Students

The defeat of Amendment 66 this week was a great disappointment to all of us at the Children’s Campaign and the many partners who worked so hard on this measure. While we have already begun reflecting on this outcome and …

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Colorado Commits to Kids Campaign Needs YOU

The Colorado Commits to Kids campaign is underway to ensure Colorado has the strongest education system in the nation. This November we will have the opportunity to invest in the accountable, innovative and equitable system to support all Colorado students. …

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Colorado Commits to Kids Turns in Signatures, Sets Launch

Supporters of the ballot measure to increase investment in Colorado’s public education system this week turned in more than 160,000 signatures of Colorado voters—nearly double the number needed to send a finance measure to the ballot this November.  The Colorado …

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Poll: Support for Quality Early Childhood Investments is Broad and Bipartisan

This fall, Coloradans will have the opportunity to invest in quality early childhood initiatives in a significant way. New national polling results show that voter support for such investments are broad and bipartisan. A poll released this week by The First …

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